**Lecture Notes on Computational Complexity**

by Luca Trevisan

2004**Number of pages**: 171

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These are notes from a graduate courses on Computational Complexity offered at the University of California at Berkeley. The first 15 lectures cover fundamental material. The remaining lectures cover more advanced material - there are lectures on Hastad's optimal inapproximability results, lower bounds for parity in bounded depth-circuits, lower bounds in proof-complexity, and pseudorandom generators and extractors.

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